A 52-year-old man has been charged following a years-long investigation into a suspicious 2013 house fire in the Town of Newburgh, police announced Sunday.
The fire occurred at a home on Route 32 in October, 2013.
The four-and-a-half-year investigation ended with the arrest of Alejandro Perez of Newburgh, said Lt. James Nenni of the Town of Newburgh PD.
Perez was charged with insurance fraud in the third degree and attempted grand larceny in the third degree, both felonies. Perez was arraigned in Town of Newburgh Court and released with a return date of Wednesday, May 8. T
he lead investigator on the case was Sgt. Vincent Spampinato of the Town of Newburgh Police Department.
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